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about a week ago i got like a faint burning smell from underneath my 98 slk 230 thought it was just because i had parked it in long grass and some may have caught in the exhaust, anyway smell went away and car was fine ! but i changed the battery yesterday and when i drove it today went 1st ,2nd then just stays in 3rd.even when i come to a complete stop she wont change down ,even if i manually select out of drive to 1,2,3 or 4. but turn her off and she starts back in 1st gos to 2nd and stays in 3rd. i only had the tranny done 12 months ago with new seals ,speed sensor and computor("$2898aus for that bad boy mind you") is it electrical?can anyone help? ps fluid level is fine..

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